I think I must be one of the victims who suffer from this Sirius XP Antivirus 2014. Yesterday, I just went online, check the E-mails in my Google mailbox. Someone just send me a postcard, so I open it up, but I haven’t seen anything else. But suddenly, this program popped up and did a full scan on my computer, after that, I was told that there are heaps of viruses on my computer. I was nervous at that time, but after I did some research on the web, I can surly figure out that it is a bad stuff, however, I can’t find a way to uninstall it on my computer. What should I do? Please help.
Brief Introduction to This Program
Sirius XP Antivirus 2014 or Sirius XP Protection 2014 has been proved by many victims all over the world recently that it is a fake antispyware that can generate many unwanted problems on the infected computers. It is a newly released rogue anti-virus program that made by cyber hackers who want to use it to lure people to pay for it. There are many similar far programs existed on the Internet. It is not easy for inexperienced computer users to distinguish which kind of anti-virus programs they should use as the names of them can be really confused. Our suggestion is that if you want to download a security tool to protect your computer, a reputable and famous one is recommended.
The Screenshot of This Fake On Win XP
With a forged name, this Sirius XP Antivirus 2014 or Sirius XP Protection 2014 pretends itself as a powerful anti-virus program that can help PC users to get rid all kinds of computer users detected on their computers. However, the fact is that this thing is a kind of computer virus that design by cyber criminals. By taking the advantage of the name and the exaggerated description, cyber hackers can upload this infection as a program to many websites for people to download. Some unsuspecting users can download this program which actually is a virus to their machines without any doubt. Also, this virus can be sent to random computer users through E-mails, those cyber crooks can counterfeit some mails from some legit places or persons which have already been attached this virus in the letters. Once people are cheated by the titles and content of those fake mails, they would relax their vigilance to open the attachment which is the executable file of this virus. Once the attachment is opened, this fake program can be installed at the backdoor without user’s approval.
Once this fake Sirius XP Antivirus 2014 or Sirius XP Protection 2014 is installed on the infected machines, it can be activated right away. The appearance of it can be misleading to many users as it looks so real and professional. We can find many security options on it, but they have nothing to do with the computer security. All of these things are the tricks designed by cyber hackers. With a few minutes’ scan, computer users can be told that there are many viruses hiding in their computers. If they want to remove all of them, they have to pay for the program as it is only a unregistered version at present. Don’t be taken it. All the warnings are forged by this virus. There are not any threats on your computer except this fake anti-virus program.
The properties of the Infection
-Always pops up once you boot up your computer or run a program, claiming your computer is in great risk
-Asking you to purchase a code to activate this software, so that it can help you to remove the threats in your computer
-Can modify the computer registry once it is installed into the computer
-Can prohibit legit program to run, including your anti-virus programs.
-Can occupy a great usage of CPU, which slows down the performance of computer or even causes blue screen.
Finding all or some of these symptoms on your computer, sorry to say that your computer is infected by Sirius XP Antivirus 2014 or Sirius XP Protection 2014. Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
Manual Removal Guide of Fake Anti-virus Program (For Computer Literate On Window XP, if you can deal with XP problems easily then you can also do the work on Windows 7 or Windows 8)
There is a removal guide provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Try to access the Safe mode with Networking.
In order to get into this mode, you should restart your infected computer and then press F8 key constantly before windows launches. Use your arrow keys to highlight “safe mode with networking” and then press Enter.
For those computer which are XP operating systems, you will need to you choose your XP system after you choose safe mode with networking, you can press Enter directly without choosing any thing.
After loading files, you need to log in your account to get the safe mode with networking, for XP users, please choose Yes when you see the dialog.
Step 2: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to Windows Internet WatchDog, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 3:Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel, then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs.
Then try to find Windows Internet WatchDog, highlight it and choose Remove.
Step 4: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
Video Guide on How to Remove Rogue Program:
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Sirius XP Antivirus 2014 or Sirius XP Protection 2014 is a malicious computer virus rather than a useful system protection tool. With the help of this fake program, the infected computer can get many problems. What’s more, the system firewall can be shut down by it which can make the affected machines compromised to be attacked by other computer threats. This computer infection use forged virus warning to threaten PC users to pay for the activation code so that hackers can gain illegal benefits from inexperienced users. PC users should never pay to this program as it is totally useless for your computer security.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a quite level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Sirius XP Antivirus 2014 or Sirius XP Protection 2014 virus? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 14, 2014 12:56 pm